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York County happenings: Station robbed; free virtual concert; online art auction

Staff report

Spring Garden Twp.

Gas station robbed

Spring Garden Township Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday evening at a gas station, police said.

The incident occurred about 9:19 p.m. Sunday at a Sunoco Station, located at 1300 Mount Rose Avenue in Spring Garden Township.

As the suspect approached the counter to ask for a pack of cigarettes, he pointed a gun at the clerk, who was opening the cash register, police said.

"The suspect pointed a handgun and demanded the money from the register," a news release stated. "After taking the money, the suspect left the store."

The clerk told police the suspect was a male in his mid-20s, standing about 5 feet, 6 inches, and weighing 150 pounds. The suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black hoodie with white lettering, according to a news release.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Spring Garden Police at 717-843-0851 or email jhott@sgtpd.org.   

Creative York

Art with a Heart Auction

Creative York, a  nonprofit art center located in downtown York, will be hosting Art with a Heart a silent virtual auction starting at 10 a.m. Thursday and running until 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30.

The auction will feature a 100 unique pieces from artists around the United States.

Bidding on all items starts at $125.

There are sponsorship opportunities available and a raffle as well.

To register for the auction or to browse the items visit https://creativeyork.org/art-with-heart/.

Jewish Family Services of York

Concert 4 a Cause

The Jewish Family Services of York will hold its eighth annual Concert 4 a Cause for free virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.

The two bands performing will be Indian Summer Jars and Lucille and the Wolf.

The performances will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook.

The show is a fundraiser for older adults in the York area.

To register for the concert or more information, visit www.concert4acauseyork.org.